THE NOT SO HUMBLE CHALLENGE FLAT WASHERS
washers perform many forgotten functions - from seating and
load distribution to "taking-up" of clearance holes and
protection of surfaces. Challenge (Europe) Ltd stock flat
washers in many types - bright steel, stainless steel, brass, copper,
aluminium and fibre, to suit traditional and developing high technology
industries whose requirements cover both metric and imperial dimensions.
Key to Challenge customers is their product expertise and logistics
support which operates on an international scale.
Flat washers conform to British, European and American standards,
including BS4310, BS4320, DIN125, DIN433, NF27-611 and ASA BS27-2.
while a flat washer is by definition - flat - there are none the less many
features, such as chamfered edges, flange width and finish, that are key
to their performance. Specialist consultation and quality production
sources are crucial to component performance in all situations.
includes functioning as a bearing surface or shim to take up endplay or
for spacing and can demand very high load tolerance under
arduous/corrosive conditions. Many levels of production specification are
available with very high manufacturing tolerances now more important than
only can Challenge offer all types of standard flat washer; they can also
call on an inventory of over 10,000 dies for non-standard applications.